|book report- my sister my sorrow
“My Sister, My Sorrow” by Bebe Faas Rice, explores the natural human reactions to death, sickness and love. It delves into sibling rivalry, adolescent fear and stereotypes and gives insight into how beautiful the world seems when your life is on the line.
“Leukemia is one of those diseases that creep up on you suddenly and catch you by surprise”
‘The story revolves around her thoughts and feelings towards friends, family, the meaning of life, depression, love, jealousy, cancer, etc.
During the course of the book, the reader begins to understand much about what type of Leukemia it is that Beth has. Explained by the author in lame-mans terms, it becomes simple and enjoyable. Facts and story line fuse together to make an interesting chapter. “My toothbrush in the morning looked like an accessory to a suicide attempt” the signs of cancer are explained to the reader in an interesting, informative way. Beth explains all ...